a process, now often replaced by more advanced methods, for making metal printing plates by taking a mold of composed type or the like in papier-mâché or other material and then taking from this mold a cast in type metal.
a plate made by this process.
a set form; convention.
Sociology. a simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group:
The cowboy and Indian are American stereotypes.
verb (used with object), stereotyped, stereotyping.
to make a stereotype of.
to characterize or regard as a stereotype:
The actor has been stereotyped as a villain.
to give a fixed form to.
a method of producing cast-metal printing plates from a mould made from a forme of type matter in papier-mâché or some other material
the plate so made
another word for stereotypy
an idea, trait, convention, etc, that has grown stale through fixed usage
(sociol) a set of inaccurate, simplistic generalizations about a group that allows others to categorize them and treat them accordingly
to make a stereotype of
to print from a stereotype
to impart a fixed usage or convention to
A too-simple and therefore distorted image of a group, such as “Football players are stupid” or “The English are cold and unfriendly people.”
A generalization, usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive, that is used to describe or distinguish a group.
noun 1. a process, now often replaced by more advanced methods, for making metal printing plates by taking a mold of composed type or the like in papier-mâché or other material and then taking from this mold a cast in type metal. 2. a plate made by this process. 3. a set form; convention. 4. […]
noun 1. the stereotype process. 2. Also called stereotyped behavior. Psychiatry. persistent mechanical repetition of speech or movement, sometimes occurring as a symptom of schizophrenia, autism, or other mental disorder. noun 1. the act or process of making stereotype printing plates 2. a tendency to think or act in rigid, repetitive, and often meaningless patterns […]
[ster-ee-uh-vizh-uh n, steer-] /ˈstɛr i əˌvɪʒ ən, ˈstɪər-/ noun 1. visual perception in three dimensions. stereovision /ˈstɛrɪəʊˌvɪʒən; ˈstɪər-/ noun 1. the perception or exhibition of three-dimensional objects in three dimensions
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or relating to the spatial relationships of atoms in a molecule. adjective 1. (chem) of, concerned with, or caused by the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule steric ster·ic (stěr’ĭk, stēr’-) or ster·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) n. Of or relating to the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule; stereochemical. ster’i·cal·ly adv.